Outlines recent research literature and discusses the use and effects of corporal punishment on children
AIFS produces a number of publications relating to our research throughout the year. These include research papers and reports, facts sheets, commissioned reports and submissions. We also publish our peer-reviewed journal Family Matters twice a year and prepared reports for Closing the Gap.
All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.
See also publications from Growing Up in Australia .
Key considerations for those thinking about evaluating the outcomes or impact of a program for Indigenous families and communities
An overview of community development for service providers and practitioners
Best practice guidance on how support services can develop and maintain networks that are positive, sustainable, and work to meet client needs.
Investigates the effectiveness of current mainstream, international, and Indigenous prevention programs and identifies principles of success.
This paper offers guidance to the management of child protection and related services by drawing on occupational health literature
Examines the views of Australians about the obligations of parents and their adult children concerning financial and accommodation support.
Explores how parents make decisions about work and care, especially when faced with shift work or inflexible job conditions.
An overview of what we know, and what needs to be better understood, about children’s attachment needs in the context of out-of-home care